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    Systems Analysis for Librarians and Information Professionals (Library and Information Science Text (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Larry N. Osborne, By (author) Margaret Nakamura

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    DescriptionRational and methodical, systems analysis has been used successfully by business, industry, and research organizations. This new edition employs basic elements from the business world to show users how to apply systems analysis effectively to any library setting. Updating Osborne and Nakamura's previous work, the book fills a tremendous need in the field. It introduces readers to the steps in the process-from identifying and defining problems and collecting and analyzing data to selecting strategies for implementation and proof of the systems. The limitations of systems analysis, an overview of the rationale for applying it to problem situations, and many real-life examples illustrate the principles. A new chapter on object-oriented techniques, additional idea-generating techniques, and the inclusion of case studies invites readers to put these principles into practice. Practical and easy-to-read, this work will benefit students of information studies as well as professionals in the field, particul


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    Title
    Systems Analysis for Librarians and Information Professionals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Larry N. Osborne, By (author) Margaret Nakamura
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 261
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 379 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781563086939
    ISBN 10: 156308693X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Libri: I-RB
    BIC subject category V2: KJQ
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BIC E4L: LIB
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06, 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 025.04
    BIC subject category V2: GLF
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LAN025000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27340
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 025.00285, 025/.00285
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: Z678.9 .O83 2000, 99039581
    Thema V1.0: KJQ, GLF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    LIBRARIES UNLIMITED INC
    Publication date
    15 March 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Englewood
    Review quote
    ?Clearly structured and written in a readable and accessible style...An accessible introduction to techniques and approaches relevant to systems analysis.?-Managing Information